Some of the UK’s largest contractors have told Construction News they are working to improve their payment practices following the publication of new data yesterday.
Ex-Costain rail boss named Aspin chairmanSubscription
Ground engineering firm Aspin has brought in former Costain rail boss Gren Edwards as its new chairman.
Leo Quinn’s turnaround efforts at Balfour Beatty have seen him rewarded as the best-paid boss among the industry’s publicly listed firms, according to data compiled by Construction News.
Multiplex's Broadway deal clinches June leagueSubscription
Multiplex took top spot in the monthly contractor league for the first time in 18 months thanks to a £400m contract to redevelop the former New Scotland Yard HQ.
Ex-Costain and Tarmac CEOs join SIG boardSubscription
SIG has appointed the former chief executives of Costain and Tarmac as non-executive directors as it implements a turnaround plan.
Costain features and analysis
When Royal Mail shareholders cast their votes on directors’ pay last week, the results will have sent shivers through boardrooms across the country.
Corporate pay packets are being scrutinised like never before. CN analysed the accounts of the biggest listed construction firms to reveal who earns the most among the top bosses.
Activity across the top 50 contractor league once again held relatively steady in June as Multiplex claimed the summit for the first time since January last year.
Construction officially has the worst gender pay gap of any UK industry. Binyamin Ali examines the figures for the 10 biggest contractors and looks at what needs to be done.
The contract-win top 50 stabilised in November as industrial specialist Winvic took its first league victory on record.
Our 10 most-read news stories of the year included contract wins, corruption scandals, administrations and one sad, untimely death.
The sector holds many demons but disputes over complex contracts and tricky engineering can be dodged with a few sensible steps.
CN takes an exclusive tour of the UK’s first new nuclear plant in a generation to find out what it takes to deliver a project of unprecedented scale and complexity.
This week marks 10 years since the opening of Britain’s first high-speed railway. What lessons does it offer as construction begins on its second?
Morgan Sindall has been forced off the summit of the annual contractor rankings after 11 consecutive periods, as HS2’s huge civils deals gave Balfour Beatty the monthly league title.
Winners named on £420m consultancy frameworkSubscription
HS2 bonanza sees Balfour top August leagueSubscription